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Ascent of Firebreak East Peak on 2019-09-13

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, September 13, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Firebreak East Peak
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:3486 ft / 1062 m

Ascent Trip Report

Very steep 4 wheel drive track from the saddle up the spine to the summit. So easy to follow but steep. Checked the prominence with GPS and despite the contours implying it might push up near 300 foot it actually is barely over 200 foot so it turns out to be just another extra credit peak near a big prominence peak (its subpeak) but if you are out to grab the 1k peak this is easy exercise extra credit next to it off the same saddle.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:226 ft / 68 m
    Total Elevation Loss:436 ft / 132 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Grade/Class:1+ to 2
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:216 ft / 65 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:see GPS track
    Start Trailhead:saddle between peaks  3270 ft / 996 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:436 ft / 132 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 426 ft / 130 m; Extra: 10 ft / 3m
    Gain on way out:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:see GPS
    End Trailhead:car parked on gravel road  3060 ft / 932 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Portland-4

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1South Saddle Mountain-West Peak2019-09-13 a220 ft / 67 m
2South Saddle Mountain2019-09-13 b234 ft / 71 m
3Firebreak Peak2019-09-13 c499 ft / 152 m
4Firebreak East Peak2019-09-13 d226 ft / 69 m
Total Trip Gain: 1179 ft / 359 m    Total Trip Loss: 456 ft / 139 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by William Musser
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